New Students Housing Application Information

Thank you for your interest in saying YES to a greater independence and self-revelation. We are excited to welcome you into our community. As you prepare for Move In Day please read through the following information which will assist in your campus transition.

New Students Housing Application Information

Spring 2021 Application

Please only apply for Spring 2021 Housing if you are intending on living on campus starting January 2021-April 2021.

Fall 2021 Application

1. Potential residents must complete the Housing Application which indicates your overall interest in living on campus. Fall 2021 Housing Applications for new students open on December 1, 2020 and close on August 1, 2021.

2. Once students are accepted to RU and registered for classes, Residence Life will email students who have completed the Housing Application a Housing Contract. Once our office receives the contract, we will place you in campus housing and communicate your roommate information and housing assignment by Early August.

Room Inventory Form

RU’s Room Inventory Form is a simple way to document the condition of your residence hall room as you arrive, and should be completed within 24 hours of your assigned move in day. Failure to complete this form may result in room damage fees upon move out.

Work Orders

To report maintenance issues (lightbulb needs changed, sink it dripping, etc.) please email operations@rochesteru.edu with a brief explanation of the issue, the students building name, and a room number. Residents should cc’ their building supervisor in this email.

To report any technology issues (personal devices not connecting to wifi, wifi connection failure, etc.) please email helpdesk@rochesteru.edu with a brief explanation of the problem, the students building name, and a room number. Residents should cc’ their building supervisor in this email

Locked Out?

Residents who are locked out of their residence hall or room between 8:30am-5:00pm should

  1. Call their roommate

  2. Call their suitemate(s)

  3. Call the Community Leader on Call at 248.218.2351

  4. Call The Center for Student Life at 248.218.2043

Residents who are locked out of their residence hall or room before 8:30am or after 5:00pm should

  1. Call their roommate

  2. Call their suitemate(s)

  3. Call Security at 248.765.8013

  4. Call the Community Leader on Call at 248.218.2351

Residential Emergency

If there is an immediate threat or medical emergency, call 911.

If there is a resident emergency or concern (toilet leaking, fire alarm is triggered, etc.) please call the Community Leader on Call at 248.218.2351

On Campus Mailing Address

Your new campus mailing address is:

Student Name

Mailbox Number #

800 West Avon Rd

Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Your mailbox is located in the lobby area of your residence hall. Mail is delivered on the weekdays, and packages are delivered to the mailroom in the Gallaher building. The mailroom is open M-F, 9:00am-4:00pm. Any packages scheduled for weekend deliveries will be held at the carry facility until the following business day.